Police say four passengers in a Hyundai SUV traveled on Route 13 at approximately 12:43 p.m. local time. The SUV attempted to turn onto Capeville Drive when an 18-wheeler struck the SUV.
WTKR reports that the two men and two women inside the SUV died at the scene. The deceased includes the 87-year-old driver, Konrad Erbes, and three passengers, 80-year-old Jacob Eng, 78-year-old Angelika Erbes, and 76-year-old Theresa Eng. The four victims were in Northampton County visiting family, according to WTKR.
The semi-truck driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The following statistics regarding large truck accidents are provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):